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Horsepower Technologies Celebrates Grand Opening

The Lowell, Mass., healthcare and data company Horsepower Technologies Inc. (HTI) is hosting a grand opening of its new and renovated office space, as well as featuring a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mouli Ramani, HTI’s president and chief executive officer (CEO), accompanied by Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash and Rep. Thomas A. Golden Jr.
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What Were Farriers' Online Footcare Interests in 2017?

EDUCATION Here’s a look at the “most viewed” content during the past year that appeared on the <em>American Farriers Journal’s</em> digital media platforms
Before we get wrapped up in everything new for 2018, now is a good time to take a few minutes to look back at a few items in the footcare world that were the most popular among American Farriers Journal digital platform viewers in the past year.
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Briefings: November 2016

Acupuncture Does Not Modulate Palmar Heel Pain Many owners of horses with palmar heel pain explore a number of ways to relieve the discomfort, including acupuncture. Research from the University of Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine and published in The Canadian Veterinary Journal finds that acupuncture appears to relieve the pain in some, but not all horses.
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Teamwork Is Key To Keeping Navicular Horses Going

Suddenly your horse is lame. You wrack your brain trying to determine why; perhaps it’s a stone bruise, maybe the farrier has some insight, or maybe your horse needs chiropractic care. Once you’ve found no solution in those areas, you decide to call in the veterinarian. A simple lameness exam and flexion test can give you some insight into why your horse is lame. Finally, radiographs confirm what your vet suspects as the issue: navicular disease.
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Briefings May/June 2016

Lameness Occurs The Most Of All Equine Medical Problems

According to federal researchers, lameness has the highest annual incident density of all medical problems in horses, DVM360 Magazine reports. Half of all horse operations with five or more horses have one or more cases of lameness annually. Another federal report estimates lameness incidence at 7.5% to 13.7% annually.


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Equine Lameness: Subjective Versus Objective Assessment

Lameness is a common reason horses present to equine practitioners. Federal researchers note that lameness has the highest annual incident density of all medical problems in horses — half of all horse operations with five or more horses experience one or more cases of lameness annually. Another report estimates lameness incidence at 7.5% to 13.7% annually.
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